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by BrazilGovNews published Aug 04, 2016 05:52 PM, last modified Aug 04, 2016 05:52 PM
Electricity

New energy auctions will create jobs and improve infrastructure

Auctions are expected to continue the trend of previous events in the year and attract major domestic and foreign interest

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
Secretary of Government

Temer: "We will approve pension reform in Congress”

President said awareness-raising campaign has shown that much of society agrees with changes in the pension system

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
Moreira Franco: Time to Move Forward will leverage growth in the country
Infrastructure

Moreira Franco: Time to Move Forward will leverage growth in the country

In an interview with Exame magazine, the head of the General Secretariat of the Presidency pointed out that the Time to Move Forward programme brings incentives to job creation and fosters good management practices

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
Healthcare

Global study to test new antibody for HIV prevention

Institute linked to the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) is responsible for coordinating the Brazilian part of the AMP study, a pioneer initiative

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
On the rise

Agriculture was key in curbing inflation and recovering GDP

Agribusiness was one of the main drives of lower prices of food and increased trade volume, and has contributed decisively to overcoming the economic recession

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 15, 2017 12:00 AM News
Ministry of Finance improves GDP projections for 2017 and 2018
Economic recovery

Ministry of Finance improves GDP projections for 2017 and 2018

With positive economic scenario, Brazil’s official growth forecasts have been revised upward

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM News
Holidays

Operation Holiday Season begins this Friday in 15 airports

About 35.5 million passengers are expected to use Brazilian airports through to 19 February

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 14, 2017 12:00 AM News
Entrepreneurs defend pension reform
Social Security

Entrepreneurs defend pension reform

During a meeting with President Michel Temer, leaders of several important sectors of the economy reaffirmed their support for the bill

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 13, 2017 12:00 AM News
Healthcare

Brazil sees stark drops in dengue, zika and chikungunya cases

Decreases came as Ministry of Health escalated the fight against Aedes aegypti outbreaks

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 13, 2017 12:00 AM News
Governance

Agro+ Integrity will make Brazilian agribusiness more efficient, says Temer

President said programme is expected to improve transparency and bring advantages to consumers

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Pension Reform

Meirelles: Pension Reform will free resources to invest in the country

Finance Minister explains that, if nothing is done, social security may go from 50% to 80% of all public expenses in a few years

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Pension Reform

Temer praises movement for Pension Reform: "The time is now"

Changes in rules will generate R$ 500 billion in savings over the next 10 years. Voting in Chamber of Deputies may occur next week

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Michel Temer hosts Macedonian President in Presidential Palace
Diplomacy

Michel Temer hosts Macedonian President in Presidential Palace

Official visit by President Gjorge Ivanov marks the opening of the country's first embassy in Latin America

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Temer on Pension Reform: “It's to protect states and municipalities"
Social Security

Temer on Pension Reform: “It's to protect states and municipalities"

In a speech at the National Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock, the president recalled that the government has had to act to help states and cities deal with their social security debt

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Agribusiness

Learn more about the Agro+ Integrity Programme

Goal is to promote good practices and ethical conduct in agricultural companies. Ministry of Agriculture will award integrity seal to compliant companies

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Economic Recovery

Inflation decrease is more pronounced for the poorest

Falling food and transport prices drove down inflation for the month

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Agribusiness

Temer: success in agriculture means prosperity for Brazil

With successive bumper harvests and record exports, industry has become a global benchmark for the use of technology in farming

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 12, 2017 12:00 AM News
Conservation and Development

Agreement will promote eco-tourism in Brazil

Ministries of Environment and Tourism sign cooperation agreement to develop joint actions in federal protected areas

by Rodrigo Braz published Dec 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
by BrazilGovNews published Dec 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Market expects higher GDP in 2017 and 2018
Focus Survey

Market expects higher GDP in 2017 and 2018

Experts and economists have revised growth projections for the Brazilian economy

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Social Security

Reform brings same opportunities for all Brazilians, says Moreira Franco

The minister defended the elimination of privileges and the change of pension rules to generate growth and confidence

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Agribusiness exports hit record high
Agriculture

Agribusiness exports hit record high

According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, sales from January to November were driven by shipments of bulk soybean, maize and pulp

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 11, 2017 12:00 AM News
Heads of Latin American countries sign declaration against trade barriers
Foreign Trade

Heads of Latin American countries sign declaration against trade barriers

Michel Temer met with representatives of ten other countries to conclude an agreement aimed at strengthening bilateral relations

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
Brazil at the WTO

Brazil's diplomatic efforts help drive exports

President Michel Temer continues to work to expand Brazil's trade and bilateral relations with the rest of the world

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
Temer praises integration as a path for development and well-being
Foreign Affairs

Temer praises integration as a path for development and well-being

President spoke during the opening ceremony of the 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO, which seeks to promote integration among member countries

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 10, 2017 12:00 AM News
International Trade

Temer attends WTO conference in Argentina

Brazil will be among the participants of the World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 09, 2017 12:00 AM News
IBGE

Industry output grows in 10 out of 15 regions

Increased productivity in the industry sector across the country signals more jobs, income and optimism with the future

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 08, 2017 05:20 PM News
Exports

Brazil to start exporting eggs to South Africa

Release of International Health Certificate has cleared fresh and processed products for trade

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 08, 2017 12:00 AM News
Mercosur ministers meet to discuss healthcare
Foreign Affairs

Mercosur ministers meet to discuss healthcare

Countries expected to discuss joint policies and share experiences

by BrazilGovNews published Dec 08, 2017 12:00 AM News